Remembering Hiroshima 75 years later The destruction of Hiroshima, Japan and the death of more than 60,000 of its citizens happened in single instant, unleashed by a weapon the likes of which had never been seen before—the atomic bomb. That…

            Just over eight months ago, federal judge Pamela Reeve stripped the National Nuclear Security Administration of its legal authority to build the Uranium Processing Facility bomb plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The UPF is an integral part of NNSA's…

It was a lovely evening at Church of the Savior as we honored Gloria Mencer, left with her husband Walter, with the 2020 Peacemaker Award.

Peacemaker Award 2020

Can you think of a better way to spend the extra evening we get in Leap Year? OREPA is pleased to honor Gloria Mencer with

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OREPA asks judge to enforce her ruling

Citizen Groups File Motion to Enforce Court Order Vacating NNSA Decision on Uranium Processing Facility Construction             Calling the National Nuclear Security Administration’s latest Record

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Judge rules for OREPA, et al.

Chief District Judge Pamela Reeves today issued a ruling in OREPA’s legal challenge to the UPF bomb plant. While she stopped short of requiring the

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Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Plant “unsafe”

Y-12 CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM “INADEQUATE” SAFETY BOARD CITES SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS             One of the nation’s key nuclear weapons production facilities has been declared unsafe due

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2019 Peacemakers

OREPA Coordinator Ralph Hutchison read the following dedication at the presentation of the 2019 Peacemaker Award celebration. Long before the creation of the #MeToo movement,

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Sunday Vigil at Y-12 in Oak Ridge Tennessee

Sunday Vigil

COVID19 UPDATE: For the duration of the state’s “safer-at-home” advisory, OREPA will maintain a single-person weekly vigil at the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex, Sundays at 5:00. The second-Sunday potlucks are also suspended. Weekly vigil for peace, every Sunday 5:00pmY12 Nuclear Weapons ComplexCorner Scarboro and East Bear Creek RdOak Ridge, TN Where should I park? vigil-map-jpg

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